Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Dedicated to giving visitors a hands-on education on a range of scientific topics, Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia hosts a variety of interactive displays and traveling exhibits. Explore the history of innovation and technology from ancient times to today’s most advanced discoveries through a series of experiments that encourage visitor participation. Check out the museum’s collection of plants in its greenhouse, travel the cosmos at the planetarium, and even test your own theories in the meteorology workshop. Be sure to grab a sandwich at the cafeteria, which contains a stream locomotive that once served the island. Check the museum’s website to see the list of traveling and temporary exhibits on offer. Work out when and for how long to visit Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia and other Las Palmas de Gran Canaria attractions using our handy Las Palmas de Gran Canaria vacation generator.
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  • We visited the museum on a day when many school children were enjoying the experience. There are many exhibits that will hold a young persons attention not so much for us though. Overall worth a visit...  more »
  • This museum is great value for money. Included in the entrance fee are the full exhibition, a ride on a robot arm, a planetarium and a 4D cinema. Highlights for us were: the robot arm, playing footbal...  more »
  • We found this place from other reviews and it was totally worth it. It seemed to only cost €6 per person and this came with tickets to the planetarium , a ride on the robotcoaster and a 3D film. Defin...  more »
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  • It small but you always learn something. Recommended from 3 to 99. Whole family. Very varied themes.
  • A very interactive museum with many experiments to try. Lots of fun. Unfortunately some were out of order and not all had an English description.
  • Nice museum with Wi-Fi and close to las palmas city centre( Parque de Santa Catalina).Beach is also nearby.
  • Great interactive experience. Skip the planetarium, but make sure to ride the robocoaster
  • Would be nice if there were more options in English, but enjoyed it nonetheless.

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